What famous person had pancreatic cancer? Patrick Swayze
Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 20 months before dying of the disease in 2009 at age 57.
What famous person survived pancreatic cancer? The community of survivors is small — probably the most well-known among them is Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — but we exist. Five years later, I at last can say that I am one of them.
What caused Patrick Swayze to get pancreatic cancer? The cause of pancreatic cancer is unknown, but several risk factors have been identified. Swayze, a heavy smoker, believed that smoking had something to do with his cancer. Age: Most people with pancreatic cancer are older than 45.
Have any people survived pancreatic cancer? Survival for all stages of pancreatic cancer
Generally for adults with pancreatic cancer in England: around 25 in every 100 (around 25%) survive their cancer for 1 year or more after they are diagnosed. more than 5 out of every 100 (more than 5%) survive their cancer for 5 years or more.